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Book Review: "Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home" by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen

At least the commute is better. That's what you tell yourself every morning: 15 steps from bed to office is better than 15 miles. You've been working from home now for nearly two years and you're waffling: will it be ...

Houston Author J. Elle set to release highly anticipated winter read ASHES OF GOLD on January 2022

The forthcoming finale to her New York Times-bestselling YA "Wings of Ebony" duology, ASHES OF GOLD releases January 11, 2022.

"She Raised Her Voice! 50 Black Women Who Sang Their Way into Music History" by Jordannah Elizabeth, illustrated by Briana Dengoue

Tap, tap, tap, tap. That's often the start of some good music. The sound of sticks hitting cymbals. The pat of a hand on a stomach or thigh, just keeping the beat. It's what your toes do when you're about ...

“Quit Playin”

True story. When I was 30 years old, all I wanted to be was a six-figure “Nicca.” I know the N-word bothers you, but “Que es lo que es!” (It is what it is!) And that’s exactly what I wanted ...

Children's Book Author Releases -- A Brown Girl Like Me: A Historical Journey Through HERStory

Educator and Author La Tanya Brooks’s inroduces A Brown Girl Like Me: A Journey Through HERstory. In this book, little Aubri Payton travels back in time and meets a beautiful fairy guide who whisks her off into a wondrous journey ...

Gone to Dallas Offers Unbridled Entertainment Fueled by Texas History

Join author Laurie Moore-Moore as she masterfully draws you into the world of 1850s Texas in Gone to Dallas: The Storekeeper 1856-1861, her richly entertaining tale of migration, betrayal, dreams and determination. Salted with historically accurate events and populated with ...

A Virtual Book Launch -- A Brown Girl Like Me: A Journey Through HERStory

Come join Author La Tanya Brooks as she presents fun activities for the entire family and Science teacher Mr. Awesome from Baker School will do some science-related activities with the participants.

New book offers window into the Trump presidency from his chief congressional prosecutor

In the days before Rep. Adam Schiff became then-President Donald Trump's chief congressional nemesis, Trump praised the man who would go on to epitomize his toxic relationship with Democrats on Capitol Hill.

Woman Jailed at 14 for Allegedly Shoving White Teacher’s Aide Releases Memoir Detailing Life in the Aftermath

On September 30, 2005, 14-year-old ShaQuanda Cotton attempted to enter a school building to take a prescribed medication before classes began. An encounter with a teacher’s aide on her way to the nurse’s office that morning led to her arrest, ...

Multi-Faceted Entertainer Vanessa Williams Spotlights New American Founding Figure Slave Heroine with Foreword in Creative Nonfiction Release, “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True St

Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story ...

Land of The Pines Connects Youth with Authentic Self Texas Roots Inspire Children’s Book Series Launch and Give Back Mission to Help Animals

Growing up in a town of 2,600, Summer Nilsson learned the art of a good tale in East Texas. For Nilsson, her small-town roots formed a life-long appreciation for animals, kindness and a cup of Sonic ice. “The inspiration for ...

Dare to Scale Offers Strategies for Growing a Business Gracefully and with Confidence

Start-ups start out with big dreams: The entrepreneur has a great product or service that can deliver something of value. Eager to share this vision with the world, he or she launches the business and quickly becomes consumed by the ...

Local Author Invites Everyone to Celebrate National Cousins Day

Did you know that Saturday, July 24, 2021 is officially National Cousins Day? This day is dedicated to the wonderful people who helped us endure all our family get-togethers and holidays. They were there to keep us company at the ...

Will Smith shares details of his autobiography, 'Will'

Will Smith is excited for you to read his memoir. The superstar put up a few posts over the weekend on his verified Instagram account regarding his forthcoming autobiography, titled "Will."

Book Review: Family, Friendships, and First Cousins Simplified in One Fun, Colorful Adventure! My First Best Cousin Friend

If you’re finding it difficult to explain exactly how someone is your child’s first cousin, this sweet and funny story might help! My First Best Cousin Friend will open your little one’s understanding of family and friendships as they explore ...

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